Most Endangered Places

Every year, many historic properties across the state of Washington are threatened by demolition or neglect. Collectively, these properties contribute to the quality of life we enjoy and shape the daily experiences of living in small towns, large cities and rural countryside across the state. Since 1992, the Washington Trust has maintained a list of Most Endangered Places, bringing attention to threatened buildings, sites, and historic places. The Washington Trust’s basic commitment to advocate for preservation of historic and cultural resources has been unwavering – we remain your “Voice for Preservation in Washington State” – our Most Endangered list perhaps best exemplifies this commitment.

Know an endangered place? We accept nominations year round. Prior to submitting a nomination, please contact us to discuss the program requirements and over-arching goals for the threatened resource.

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Old City Hall

The Showbox

Ellensburg Depot

East Seattle School

St. Edward’s Catholic Church

Bettinger House

BF Tabbott House

LaFramboise Farmstead

Old Ritzville Highschool

John A. Finch Boy Scout Lodge

Roslyn Old City Hall and Library

Scout House

Steilacoom Train Depot

National Historic District

Dvorak Barn

Marine Supply Block

Donovan District

Post Hospital

McMillin Bridge

Harborview Hall

Old Granary Building

Old Woodinville School

First United Methodist Church

Downtown Mount Vernon

Elks Building

Jefferson County Courthouse and Tower

Parlor Car #1799

Reard Freed Farmstead

Longfellow School

Puyallup Fish Hatchery

Anderson-Baum Cabin

Enloe Dam Powerhouse

Coke Oven Park

Waldo General Hospital

Green Mountain Lookout

William O. McKay Ford

McNeil Island

Old Ellensburg Hospital

Teapot Dome Gas Station

Alki Homestead Restaurant

Fort Steilacoom

Masonic Home of Washington

LaCrosse Rock Houses and Station

Skykomish Hotel

McReavy House

Point Hudson

Bruggemann Ranch

Moran School Administration Building

B Reactor, Hanford Site

Scottish Rite

Surrey Downs

Our Lady of the Assumption/St. Urban’s Church

Fort Walla Walla/Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center

St. Ignatius Hospital

Packard House

Fleischmann’s Yeast Plant

Shelton Gymnasium

Colville Indian Agency

Quad 7 Hangar, Boeing Field

Bush House

Camp Yeomalt WPA Log Cabin

Stephenson House

Mukai Farm and Garden

Snohomish County Courthouse

Day Block

St. Nicholas Church

Red Brick Road (Ronald Place North)

Kelley Farm

Weyerhaeuser Corporate Campus

First Hill Apartments

Haller House

South Harbor Park Stack

Washington’s Historic Barns

Lone Star Cement Building

Sand Point Naval Station

Blaine Depot

Vashon Elementary Gym

Hastings Buildings

Fowler House

Morgan Middle School

Oysterville Historic District

Camp Waskowitz

Snoqualmie Falls Lumber Company Power Plant

P-I Globe

Valley Schoolhouse

Old Tumwater Brewery

Northern State Hospital

First United Methodist Church

Reard Freed Farmhouse

Robert Morris Earthwork

Cascade Workers’ Cottages

Trafton Elementary

Bureau of Reclamation Headquarters

Battelle/Talaris Campus

Buchanan House (Trueblood House)

Port Angeles Fire Station

Enchanted Valley Chalet

Holy Rosary

Puget Power Building

Preston-Shaffer Milling Company

Electric Building

Digester Building

Downtown Sprague

Arlington High School

Thayer Barn

Rookery, Mohawk, and Merton Buildings

Carmack House

Hyer Farm

Camp Kilworth

National Guard of Washington Armory

Lincoln School

Howard S. Wright House

Nuclear Reactor Building

Libbey House

Murray and Rosa Morgan House

Providence Heights College

Beverly Railroad Bridge

Five Mile Schoolhouse

Murray Morgan Bridge

Schooner Wawona

Jensen-Byrd Building

Historical Commercial Fishing Net Sheds

Curran House

Collins Building

Washington Hall

Dorsey Bulding

Historic Buildings within Washington’s State Parks

Kapus Farmstead